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The Brain Bucket

A motorcycle blog for all of you who live your life on two wheels. Ride and subscribe to motorcycle articles, tips, DIYs, videos, ultimate lists, and good reads for your dome.

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Is ABS a Must-Have Motorcycle Safety Feature?

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Mar 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Does ABS make motorcycles safer to ride? Is it worth the investment?

ABS motorcycles, or motorcycles with anti-lock braking, have become increasingly popular over the years. Which makes sense considering cars and trucks come standard with it. 

But while many riders are eager to test out the capabilities of this motorcycle feature, some are still not convinced ABS is necessary.

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VIN Safety: Is it Safe to Give Out My Motorcycle VIN?

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Mar 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Motorcycle VIN Check: Should you give out VIN numbers online?

Conducting business in a virtual context can be a vexing process. And with so many online scammers and dishonest buyers prowling the internet, it’s no wonder why so many motorcycle sellers are hesitant to give out their motorcycle VIN number freely. That’s why, when you sell your motorcycle online, you want to make sure you’re working with an honest online retailer like RumbleOn.

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Model Overview: 2016 KTM RC 390 Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Mar 7, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Considering a naked bike for your first motorcycle? The KTM RC 390 could be the ride you’re looking for.  

Attention novice riders and seasoned thrill-seekers: not only is the 2016 KTM RC 390 a proven contender in the category of best motorcycles for beginners, it’s also one of KTM’s most capable (and zealous, I might add) ultra lightweight naked bikes.


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How to Sell a Motorcycle With a Lien

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Feb 29, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Just because you still owe money on your motorcycle doesn’t mean you can’t sell it.

It can be tough selling a used motorcycle, let alone selling a motorcycle with a lien still attached to it. If you do have a loan balance to pay off and need to sell your bike, hope is not lost. There are ready buyers, like RumbleOn, who will gladly work with you as you settle any outstanding dues—some may even settle those dues for you!

Take a look at the options available to sell a motorcycle if you still owe money on it.

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The Mudslinger

For those who ride the trail less traveled. Mudslinger adventures cover ATV, UTV, and dirt bike articles, quizzes, ultimate lists, and more.

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Model Overview: 2015 Can-Am Maverick 1000R Turbo X ds Review and Specs

by Trail Boss on Mar 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Can-Am Maverick Turbo: Think you can handle this kind of horsepower? 

Whether they’re kicking up mud or taking on the dunes, Can-Am has been a fan favorite when it comes to their tough and capable crossover utility vehicles (UTV) lineup. So, when the 2015 Can-Am Maverick 1000R Turbo X ds was introduced, it promised to be an advanced performance machine with power and capability unlike any other on the market.

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Model Overview: 2017 Arctic Cat Alterra TRV 550 Review and Specs

by Trail Boss on Mar 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM

A utility-style touring ATV, the 2017 Arctic Cat 550 TRV is a prime choice for outdoor enthusiasts and ranchers alike.

When Arctic Cat introduced touring ATVs, a.k.a. the Alterra lineup, the 4x4 ATV community was in for a real treat—the crème brûlée kind of treat.

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What’s the Real Difference Between ATVs and UTVs?

by Rusty G. on Mar 7, 2020 12:00:00 PM

ATVs and UTVs are off-road vehicle siblings, not twins. 

With so many unique parts of the country to explore, and so few vehicles that can genuinely conquer the great outdoors, your adventures may seem limited. That is, unless you’re riding an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV). These babies excel in areas that other off-road vehicles like your truck or dual-sport motorcycle wouldn’t dream of tackling.

But what if you’re looking for something more versatile? Something you can take off-road and use to complete work-related tasks? Enter the Utility Task Vehicle (UTV). Much like its ATV counterpart, UTVs can take on the rough and tumble without skipping a beat and haul heavy loads you wouldn’t dare move on your own. 

Still, what is the actual difference between ATVs and UTVs? Let’s have a look-see, shall we? 

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Model Overview: 2018 Suzuki RM-Z250 L8 Review and Specs

by Trail Boss on Feb 29, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Review of the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z250L8 

Fun is never in short supply when you’re riding off road, and riding on the dirt track is full of its own set of thrills. To get the most out of your experience, though, you need the right set of wheels. Two wheels, to be exact. 

Enter the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z250L8.

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The Pitstop

If you’re a fan of cars and trucks, pull into the Pit Stop blog for all-things auto! From car DIYs, to model reviews, to tips and tricks, the Pit Stop auto blog will fill your tank with good reads.

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Model Overview: 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Review

by Wes on Mar 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Review of the 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat 

The Dodge Charger is one of the most iconic muscle cars ever produced. Its mean-mugging front has been a staple since the car was born. Luckily, for those need-for-speed fans in your life, Dodge has kept their pedal to the metal with the SRT Hellcat.

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Hit The Trails In One of the Best 4x4 SUVs Out There

by Wes on Mar 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM

An SUV and 4x4 transmission go together like peas and carrots.

Not all SUVs are created equal, unfortunately. While some come equipped with four-wheel drive, a lot of them don’t. It’s a shame, really. SUVs are meant to take on the roads that are less traveled. Why else would it be called a Sport Utility Vehicle?

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Model Overview: 2017 Ferrari T California Review and Specs

by The Pit Boss on Mar 7, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Review of the 2017 Ferrari T California

Anytime a Ferrari passes, you can’t help but gawk. It’s a beautiful machine that catches everyone’s eye no matter where you might be, and for good reason. 

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Adventure Destination: Boston, Massachusetts

by The Pit Boss on Mar 1, 2020 2:00:00 PM

About Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is old -- really old. 400 years has never looked better, though, and the city remains one of the most storied and celebrated in the country. It’s truly the only place in the world where you can “Pahk the cah in Hahvahd Yahd.” 

Beantown is truly unique, especially from a historical standpoint. Yes, everyone knows about the Boston Tea Party and how significant an event that was not only for the city but the soon-to-be formation of the United States as well. While often in the shadow of bigger East Coast cities like New York and Philadelphia, Boston is unlike either of the two in every way. Bostonians are a proud bunch and have every reason to be. There’s no other city in the country that can hold a flame to the history of Boston. Without Boston, the United States would still belong to Great Britain.  

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RumbleOn News

Stay up to date with all the latest news, events, announcements, and releases from RumbleOn.

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FAQ: What Paperwork Do I Need to Sell My Motorcycle (Fast)?

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Feb 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM

In the grand scheme, selling motorcycles is the last thing you want to be doing in your spare time. Luckily, RumbleOn can turn a motorcycle for sale into quick and easy cash.  

“If I can’t sell my motorcycle at my convenience, then I just won’t sell it.”

Ever met someone with this mentality? Can’t say I blame them. Trying to sell my motorcycle fast was such an arduous process, I nearly rode it (and myself) off a cliff. 

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RumbleOn Awards One Lucky Sweepstakes Winner $25,000

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Feb 8, 2020 12:00:00 PM

RumbleOn customer Brian Barbosa wins $25,000 in nationwide sweepstakes. 

San Antonio, TX - February 6th, 2020 - RumbleOn isn’t just the home of fast cash offers to sell a motorcycle or automobile, it’s also home to fun contests and sweepstakes giveaways. 2019 saw the company’s biggest sweepstakes to date with the RumbleOn Bike Sweepstakes that launched in March.

The sweeps received in thousands of hopeful entries, all vying to win the coveted Bike Sweepstakes Grand Prize: a fully customized chopper or a $25,000 check.

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Coming Soon: All About the Las Vegas Fulfillment Center

by RumbleOn Road Captain on Feb 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM

RumbleOn Las Vegas is almost here.

You know by now that RumbleOn is the best place to buy, sell, trade, and finance your next vehicle purchase online and from your smartphone. But, now, in addition to our multiple online services, RumbleOn is officially going offline in the world-renowned Sin City.

The RumbleOn Fulfillment Center will soon be opening its doors in Las Vegas!

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FAQ: How Do I Trade an ATV Online with RumbleOn?

by Trail Boss on Jan 25, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Let’s break down some of your most frequently asked questions about how to trade an ATV or dirt bike online with RumbleOn.

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